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Old 11-29-2012, 10:56 PM   #44
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Originally Posted by Razoredge View Post
Nadal would absolutely murder everyone on clay in the 90s.
He probably wouldn't have, actually.

Despite the fact that he's one of the top two players ever on the surface (arguably the best one), Nadal has also been thriving against dismal clay competition, with *zero* top clay-court specialist around (him excepted). Put him alongside guys like Muster, Brugera, Courier (and to a lesser extent, Costa and Moya) and would he win seven RG's? Very probably not. Maybe he doesn't even tie Borg's record in these conditions.

Originally Posted by Razoredge View Post
Pete Sampras would get his shyt teared apart worse than Federer did. 6-2 6-1 6-0.
Sampras on clay never was an issue, as he would never have gotten far enough to play Nadal anyway.

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